July 28, 2015

Hepatitis: understand the risks, save lives

More than 400 million people are living with hepatitis B or C worldwide. Every year, 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis, which causes inflammation of […]
July 24, 2015

July 24 Public Health Update

Mesa County Health Department issues a Public Health Update each week to keep residents up-to-date on local health concerns. Be sure to keep up with our […]
July 23, 2015

Mosquitoes in Mesa County Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Grand River Mosquito Control District collected mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first confirmed West Nile activity in mosquitoes in […]
July 21, 2015

July 21 Public Health Update

Mesa County Health Department issues a Public Health Update each week to keep residents up-to-date on local health concerns. Be sure to keep up with our […]
July 14, 2015

Mesa County Health Department to host two immunization clinics in July

The first day of school is less than a month away and many Mesa County parents are putting together their back-to-school lists. Be sure to add […]
July 8, 2015

First diagnosed Colorado human case of West Nile Virus, this year, reported in Mesa County

An adult male from Mesa County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus. This is Colorado’s first human case, this year. Four cases of West Nile […]
July 7, 2015

Practice healthy and safe swimming, this summer

Summer is in full swing and many Mesa County residents are taking advantage of warm temperatures. Swimming in pools, rivers and lakes is fun, but it’s […]
June 25, 2015

Bike to Work Day Business and Commuter Challenge winners announced

Mesa County residents and businesses biked to work and breakfast yesterday. Many participated in the Colorado Bike Month Business and Commuter Challenges through Mesa County Health […]
June 24, 2015

County employees take to streets for Bike to Work Day 2015

Mesa County employees wheeled their way through Grand Junction, this morning, for Bike to Work Day. This year, 143 Mesa County staff members participated in the […]
June 23, 2015

Local businesses partner with Mesa County Health Department

Six local facilities joined the Partnership for Food Safety, June 23. Mesa County Health Department, today, recognized six Mesa County businesses for excellence. Dos Hombres Clifton, […]